Botanical Name: Eugenia caryophyllus
Plant Part: Leaves
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Color: Golden yellow/brown
Consistency: Medium, Slightly oily
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Clove essential oil has a warm, spicy, rich, and woody aroma.
Description: The clove tree is an evergreen, reaching up to 8-12 meters, with large leaves and clustered flowers.
History: Clove has been used for many years in Chinese and Ayurdervic medicine,
dentistry western herbalism as a pain killer.
Blends Well With: Allspice, Bay Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Geranium, Ginger,
Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Palmarosa, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla,
Safety Information: May be a dermal and mucous membrane irritant. Avoid use with
alcoholism, hemophilia, prostatic cancer, kidney and liver problems, and if taking
anticoagulants. Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a
qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using. Do not apply undiluted essential oils,
absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant,
epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use
essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils
at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before
using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an
essential oil that you have never used before.